William Routledge (priest)

William Routledge (1770–1843) was a Scottish Episcopalian priest.[1]

Rev William Routledge

LifeEdit

He was born at Calder Bridge around 1770[2] the son of William Routledge and his wife, Mary Hudspith.[3]

Routledge was ordained in 1794. He was a Curate at St Andrew's Qualified Chapel from 1795 until 1805; and then the incumbent at St Andrew, Glasgow. He was also the inaugural Dean of Glasgow and Galloway[4] until his death.

He died at home 15 Cambridge Street[5] in Glasgow on 21 August 1843.

FamilyEdit

He married Jane Gibson daughter of Henry Gibson.[6]

Artistic RecognitionEdit

He was portrayed by John D. Gibson.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The British Magazine, Volume 14 p780 Rose, HJ/Maitland, SR By Hugh James Rose, Samuel Roffey Maitland: London, JG&F Rivington, 1838
  2. ^ Illustrated Catalogue of the Exhibition of Portraits in the New Galleries of Art in Corporation Buildings
  3. ^ "Mary Routledge".
  4. ^ "Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000" Bertie, D.M p424: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  5. ^ Glasgow Post Office Directory 1843
  6. ^ "Jane Routledge".
  7. ^ Illustrated Catalogue of the Exhibition of Portraits in the New Galleries of Art in Corporation Buildings
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by Dean of Glasgow and Galloway
1837–1843
Succeeded by